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The Crossley Baby

Authors: Carey, Jacqueline
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC044000, FIC045000, FIC008000
ISBN: 9780307480637, Related ISBNs: 0307480631, 0345459903, 0345459911, 9780307480637, 9780345459909
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 320,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Bridget, Jean, and Sunny Crossley grow up in modest circumstances on Long Island, and all end up in the New York City of the 1980s. Free spirit Bridget, the oldest, is a well-traveled, sometime massage therapist in the East Village. Outspoken Jean is a corporate headhunter in double-breasted power suits who lives in a gleaming Upper East Side tower. Harvard-educated Sunny, the youngest and sweetest sister, drifts from eligible boyfriend to eligible boyfriend until she falls for a Harlem real estate developer and starts a family.

When Bridget dies unexpectedly during what should have been a routine operation, she leaves behind a ten-month-old girl named Jade. The big question becomes: Who should take the baby? The obvious and expert Sunny, or the never-at-home career woman Jean? The answer is, of course, more complicated than either sister could have anticipated.
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